5th January 2015
Irish Minister: Don’t take it for granted that same-sex marriage referendum will pass 1
11:44 AM — The Irish Minister for Justice has warned people not to take it for granted that same-sex marriage will pass an upcoming referendum.
3rd January 2015
Irish archbishop speaks out against same-sex marriage ahead of referendum 99
2:54 PM — Ireland's most senior Catholic archbishop has spoken out against same-sex marriage, ahead of the country's referendum.
2nd January 2015
Irish politician forms new party that won’t support same-sex marriage 13
4:54 PM — An Irish politician has unveiled a new political party - that won't back same-sex marriage.
1st January 2015
Irish Taoiseach vows to ‘campaign strongly’ for marriage equality 16
4:34 PM — Ahead of a referendum on same-sex marriage this year, the Irish Taoiseach has vowed to "campaign strongly" for a yes vote.
19th December 2014
Amnesty: Ireland is ‘short-changing’ trans people with new gender bill 12
6:43 PM — Amnesty International has attacked the first draft of Ireland's new gender recognition bill.
Irish government publishes draft gender recognition law
1:34 PM — The Irish government has finally published a long-awaited bill which will recognise the gender of trans people.
17th December 2014
Irish same-sex marriage referendum to take place in May 13
10:09 AM — The Irish government has cleared the way for a referendum on same-sex marriage to take place in May 2015.
16th December 2014
Ireland: Cabinet discusses equal marriage referendum 42
11:06 AM — The Irish government is discussing the country’s same-sex marriage referendum at a meeting of the cabinet.
13th December 2014
Benjy the gay bull to arrive at sanctuary, after being saved from slaughter
1:51 PM — A gay bull who was rescued from slaughter by the co-creator of the Simpsons will arrive at an animal sanctuary this weekend.
8th December 2014
Irish broadcast watchdog wants pro-gay messages ‘balanced’ with anti-gay ones 24
4:37 PM — The National Union of Journalists has attacked the Irish broadcast regulator, for insisting that pro-gay voices are 'balanced' with anti-gay ones ahead of the country's equal marriage referendum.
7th December 2014
Prince Harry’s big secret and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:36 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Stephen Fry presents ‘Person of the Year’ award to drag queen Panti Bliss 5
12:05 PM — Irish drag queen activist Panti Bliss has picked up a Person of the Year award.
3rd December 2014
Irish Catholic church: Voting for same-sex marriage will undermine society 34
6:37 PM — The Catholic church has distributed a 16-page document to parishes across Ireland 'briefing' against same-sex marriage ahead of next year's referendum.
Irish PM goes for a drink in Dublin gay bar 9
1:38 PM — Ireland's Taoiseach has visited a popular Dublin gay bar.
1st December 2014
Simpsons co-creator explains why he spent £5,000 to save a gay bull 5
2:24 PM — The co-creator of The Simpsons has opened up about his decision to spend £5,000 to save a bull facing slaughter for being gay.
Androgynous model wears high heels for graduation 9
2:14 PM — Model Ivan Fahy graduated from NUI, Galway last month while wearing high heels.
29th November 2014
Ireland: Drag queen activist tipped to win ‘Person of the Year’ award 8
3:02 PM — An Irish drag queen who made a defiant speech about equality is tipped to pick up a 'Person of the Year' award.
28th November 2014
Ireland: Nine Catholic priests ‘spotted in gay bar’ 58
3:57 PM — New research has shed light on the "large gay scene" within the Irish Catholic Church.
26th November 2014
Ireland: Thousands register to vote ahead of marriage referendum 3
1:03 PM — Thousands of people have been registered to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's planned referendum on same-sex marriage.
25th November 2014
Spar staff member hailed for refusing to serve couple who called man a ‘faggot’ 20
4:49 PM — A staff member in convenience store Spar has been commended for turning away two customers who mocked a gay man because of his appearance, calling him a "faggot".